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Interactive Media Design

Available: Summer, Fall, Winter

Program Description

Over the four semesters, you will learn about the design, development, implementation and management of digital strategies and assets for interacting multimedia applications including the web, social media, mobile and new development platforms.

You'll learn to plan, develop and design effective audio, visual and digital media communication materials for delivery on multiple platforms and mediums. Students will learn to grow and apply their strategic, creative and technical skills towards developing content for the web, television, social media and marketing, audio, and special effects and animation for film, TV and advertising. They will also learn how to strategize, plan, organize and manage different aspects of development and production in these different industries. Because real world experience can be instrumental to your career success you will engage in an independent production in your final semester as well as an internship opportunity prior to graduation.

Campus

Duration

4 Semesters (2 Years)

Credential Awarded

Ontario College Diploma

Your Career

As a graduate of the Interactive Media Design diploma program, your career could include roles such as digital media strategist, designer, interactive/project manager, digital media developer for organizations/agencies specializing in web design, animation, advertising or interactive media for corporate, scientific or educational purposes or interactive design for film, television and businesses.

Affiliations/Associations

  • ACM SIGGRAPH
  • Fall Studio Tour
  • Future. Innovation. Technology. Creativity. (FITC)
  • Interactive Ontario
  • Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI)

Related Careers

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

This Seneca program has been validated by the Credential Validation Service as an Ontario College Credential as required by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(U) or ENG4(C)
  • OR Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with required course(s), their equivalent(s), or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).

Applicant Selection

  • Details of how to complete and submit your profile and your design assignment will be mailed shortly after we receive your application.
  • Applicants to this program are selected based on the strength of the assignment and the profile.
  • Admission to this program is competitive. Meeting minimum admission requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission.

Additional Requirements

  • Design (drawing) assignment
  • Applicant profile/questionnaire

Program Costs

2017-18 ACADEMIC YEAR

Tuition – Domestic

$5,532

Tuition – International

$15,146

Book & Supply Costs

$2,175


Please note: All costs are approximate, may vary by campus and are subject to change at any time without notice. Parking, locker and some mandatory incidental fees are among the charges not included in the figures above.

Program Details

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

Please take a few moments to view Important Academic Dates for your relevant term.

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

Also see: English and General Education requirements.

Admissions

Need to know more about your application and/or the application process? Reach out to our admissions advisors for assistance.

Domestic
Sharon Wong 416.491.5050 ext. 22807 Sharon.Wong@senecacollege.ca
International

Student Recruitment

Have questions about Seneca’s campuses, financial aid, student supports and more? Connect with one of our student recruiters for more information or to book a campus tour.

Student Recruitment
Additional Contacts

Program Coordinator

Sumit Bhatia 416.491.5050 ext. 33624 Sumit.Bhatia@senecacollege.ca

Program Chair

Mark Jones 416.491.5050 ext. 33488 Mark.Jones@senecacollege.ca

Why Choose Seneca?

Passionate, expert faculty from a range of professions


Real-world learning experiences through paid and non-paid work opportunities


Curriculums developed in collaboration with industry advisory committees


A variety of credentials offered from certificates, diplomas, degrees, and graduate certificates


Opportunities to pathway to higher level credentials at Seneca and other universities in our transfer partnership network